|Attorney General of New Hampshire|
May 15, 2013 – March 31, 2017
|Preceded by||Mike Delaney|
|Succeeded by||Gordon MacDonald|
|Member of the New Hampshire Senate
from the 13th district
December 4, 2002 – December 3, 2008
|Preceded by||Debora Pignatelli|
|Succeeded by||Bette Lasky|
June 10, 1959 |
Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S.
|Education||Tufts University (BA)
George Washington University (JD)
Joseph A. Foster (born June 10, 1959) is the former Attorney General of the State of New Hampshire. He was formerly a Democratic member of the New Hampshire Senate, representing the 13th District from 2002 until 2008 and served as the State Senate Majority Leader in 2007 and 2008. Previously he was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1994 through 1998. On April 17, 2013 he was confirmed to the office of Attorney General. He took office on May 15, 2013, succeeding Michael A. Delaney who decided not to seek reappointment by Governor Maggie Hassan at the end of his term, and instead took Foster's old position at his law firm. Foster is considered a potential future Congressional candidate.
- Leubsdorf, Ben (April 18, 2013). "Foster confirmed unanimously as N.H.’s next attorney general". Concord Monitor. Retrieved June 5, 2013.
- Morales, Andrea (May 15, 2013). "PHOTOS: Incoming Attorney General Joe Foster’s swearing-in ceremony". Concord Monitor. Retrieved June 5, 2013.
- Leubsdorf, Ben (May 17, 2013). "Ex-AG Mike Delaney takes job at new AG Joe Foster’s old law firm". Concord Monitor. Archived from the original on March 26, 2015. Retrieved June 5, 2013.
- Livingston, Abby (30 October 2013). "For N.H. Republicans, Pain Is Probably Temporary". Roll Call. Retrieved 30 October 2013.
- New Hampshire Department of Justice
- Project Vote Smart - Senator Joseph A. 'Joe' Foster (NH) profile
- Follow the Money - Joseph Foster
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